X Factor: Fans Divided Over Cheryl’s ‘Live’ Performance

October 19, 2009 by  
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cherycole200The official X Factor line is that Cheryl Cole sang live on the results show last night – but many viewers aren’t so sure.

Her performance divided fans as some claimed she was “obviously miming?, while many others said she had won back their affection with the performance of her new single, ‘Fight For This Love’.

Show bosses last week revealed that the 26-year-old star would pre-record the track, but executives did a massive U-turn and confirmed that she sang live – with additional help from some pr-recorded backing vocals.

Despite Simon Cowell’s lurid superlatives, the hot young Girls Aloud singer was visibly nervous and her performance was cussed by many as average at best.

On many web-polls, fans were much harsher and comments included: “Good performance by her low standards? and “She can’t sing?.